Tag: construction

Venustas heated vest review

I recently received a heated vest made by Venustas Heated Apparel. I must say it’s a darn blessing. The vest comes with a small battery that fits in my palm that you plug into a usb port in one of the interior pockets. The… Continue Reading “Venustas heated vest review”

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Who built your home.

“Each year, an estimated two million womenand men die as a result of occupational accidents and work-related diseases. Across the globe, there are some 270 million occupational accidents and 160 million work-related diseases each year.” https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—dgreports/—dcomm/documents/publication/wcms_067574.pdf When sitting inside your home, have these question… Continue Reading “Who built your home.”

For one to be a master carpenter, you must first be the best labour

Some of you might know, I became a carpenter without going to school for it. 4 years in now and I am still a long ways from becoming a master carpenter. Although, through out those years, I am confident that these quick 3 tips… Continue Reading “For one to be a master carpenter, you must first be the best labour”

A day in her shoes

Walk a day in her shoes, You might feel it to. The feeling of be small, Or even nothing at all. Walk a day in her shoes, You might feel out of place. Always working so hard, But never win the race. Can you… Continue Reading “A day in her shoes”

The carpenter diet

If you haven’t done it yourself, you’ve more then likely seen a coworker survive off energy drinks and gas station snacks. You might even know that feeling of wanting to puke a bit after lunch, as your bent over framing a wall. I know… Continue Reading “The carpenter diet”

Quit your desk job

I remember like it was yesterday, I was sitting at my desk in Gatineau, Quebec, wearing a suits, wondering what the heck I was doing with my life. I had dropped out of college, landed on a “great opportunity” job as an admin, and… Continue Reading “Quit your desk job”

Being a female, traveling carpenter.

As I was growing up, l had the stereotypical idea that by the age of 25 I would be married, working in an office, have a house, kids and in general be settled down near my family. I am now 25, move about twice… Continue Reading “Being a female, traveling carpenter.”

Make yourself at home 🏡

Counter extension Personally, I am someone who loves to cook big meals and living in a motor, has not always made that easy. It took me a while to adapt to not having any counter space. I would usually just put my large cutting… Continue Reading “Make yourself at home 🏡”

Change of plans

It’s been a while since I took the time write about what’s going on work wise for us, so let me get you in the loop. Before the holidays, we finished the footing on the ocean front here on Saturna Island. Now I won’t… Continue Reading “Change of plans”

Thank you …

Let’s take a minute to thank the dads, husbands, boyfriends and brothers. Take a minute to thank your bosses, foremen,supervisors and co-workers. Some of us are lucky to have certain men by our side to teach us ,defend us and support us. I’ve had… Continue Reading “Thank you …”

You might not have known.

You had an interview with her and wondered why she was so anxious. You might not know that she has been turned down from every other application. You wondered why she took things so seriously. You might not know how many people took her… Continue Reading “You might not have known.”

From me to him.

From me to him. You had no right. You had no right to say those things. You had no right to make me feel like I was less. You had no right to touch me. You had no right to make me feel so… Continue Reading “From me to him.”

Pouring concrete forms

Here’s a short video for you all of what a day of pouring concrete footings look like on Saturna Island. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get updates on the amazing custom house we are getting ready to build here on Saturna Island

For our daughter’s daughters

Let me justify why I’m doing all of this. Why am I writing these blogs, why I work my a** off and what I’m hoping for the futur of the industry. I grew up in a world where there was jobs “for women” and… Continue Reading “For our daughter’s daughters”

My biggest challenges

Physically Let’s talk about the 3 biggest challenges I’ve had to face to become a carpenter so far. Not saying they are the only ones, but definitely the ones that took the longest for me to get through. So I’m about 5’6” and weight… Continue Reading “My biggest challenges”

It gets easier

Now trust me when I say, I know this job isn’t always easy as a women. When we wake up, we don’t get to put on our new favorite outfit, doing our hair is useless, we don’t get home smelling like flowers, our nails… Continue Reading “It gets easier”

A challenging career

So I finally decided that I would take the time to go in to detail on what exactly do I do for a living. In this blog ill write about how and why I became a carpenter and a bit about what it’s like… Continue Reading “A challenging career”